It was a very short regular meeting of the Oconomowoc Common
Council Tuesday without the debate that has dominated the past
With the Fowler Lake Village issue resolved, the meeting was
attended by very few people, some of whom spoke during the
public comments section.
Lois Jackson, an outspoken opponent of Fowler Lake Village,
thanked the council, as did another consistent voice against the
project, Mark May, owner of May Garden Center, 132 E. Wisconsin
The council approved a conditional use permit for Right Way Auto
Sales at 200 Silver Lake St., at the former Enterprise car
rental site. The applicants, Tony and Donisha Nesbitt, plan on
opening a car dealership there.
The original permit had several restrictions in place, including
an agreement there will be no promotional materials such as
flags or balloons on the lot, limiting the parking spaces to 10,
and a ban on washing and waxing cars there.
Alderman Derek Zwart made a motion to remove the restrictions on
waxing and washing cars, which passed. He said it seemed like an
undue burden. Alderman Tom Strey agreed. Strey said Enterprise
used to wash cars on the lot constantly and the number of cars
on the lot will be significantly smaller than what Enterprise
The permit passed, with Alderman Mike Miller
the lone dissenting vote. Before the vote he expressed
apprehension over the traffic setup in the area.
The council amended the ordinance regarding
ambulance service fees. It raised the fees about $50.